Rescuers resume grim search for dead in flooded Freetown

2017-08-15 21:58

Rescue workers have pulled more bodies from destroyed houses and muddy pools in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown on Tuesday, where more than 300 people have died in flooding and mudslides.

Red Cross nurse dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

2015-01-16 08:11

A nurse working for the Red Cross in Sierra Leone has died of Ebola in the eastern district of Kenema, where no new cases had been reported for 37 days, the organisation says.


60 million in sub-Saharan Africa risk famine

2015-10-05 22:01

Some 60 million people across sub-Saharan Africa are already going hungry and the situation could deteriorate dramatically as climate phenomena hike the risk of drought.

Drought threatens more than 500 000 in Honduras

2014-10-23 12:34

A severe drought is endangering more than half a million people in Honduras, ramping up pressure on them to migrate, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

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